Cradling the eastern half of Port Phillip Bay down to the Heads and backing on to the wild Southern Ocean, narrow Mornington Peninsula is naturally abundant with scenic coastal view points.

Arthurs Seat

The 314-metre summit of Arthurs Seat is well known and loved for its sweeping vistas across Port Phillip Bay. Climb to the lookout by road or on foot, or hop aboard the Arthurs Seat Eagle for a memorable ride to the top.

Seawinds Gardens

Soak in the spectacle of Port Phillip and the Bellarine Peninsula from sprawling Seawinds Gardens. Various lookout points offer superb coastal gazing. Sculptures in the gardens are by William Ricketts.

Point Nepean National Park

The furthest tip of the peninsula, Point Nepean National Park is packed with military history as well as panoramic ocean and bay views. Explore on foot or cycle. Check out Eagles Nest Lookout, the Harold Holt Memorial and Cheviot Hill Lookout.

London Bridge

At the Portsea end of Point Nepean National Park, gaze out upon the spectacular arched rock formation of London Bridge and the Sierra Nevada Rocks. Rock pools are visible at low tide, and there's a second lookout further along the boardwalk.

Coppins Lookout

Take the short half-kilometre circuit walk from the Sorrento Surf Life Saving Club to Coppins Lookout to appreciate a huge vista which, on a clear day, can transport you from Cape Schanck all the way to the Otways and Dandenong Ranges.

Fingal Beach Lookout

From the car park off Cape Schanck Road, walking tracks lead to ruggedly scenic views of the basalt cliffs at Selwyn's Fault, and down to Fingal Beach, which is exposed at low tide.

Flinders Blowhole

The meeting point of Westernport Bay and Bass Strait, Flinders has some stunning outlooks from its coastal walks and beaches. Take the boardwalk and stairs to Flinders Blowhole for views of Elephant Rock, birdlife including sea eagles, and crashing ocean surf.

Cape Schanck

Topped with lookouts, a boardwalk and a lighthouse, wild Cape Schanck is an unmissable coastal vantage point. Travel back into geological history when gazing at the extraordinary formations of Pulpit Rock and Devils Desk, created millions of years ago.


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